Executive Home Management Education (EHoME 2019)


Course overview

Would you like to master the art of preparing tasty dishes at home? Do you wish to gain practical skills in the kitchen and in home management? Enrol now for the Executive Home Management (EHoME) short course.


EHoME is cooking and home management course taught by experienced instructors from the School of Tourism and Hospitality at Strathmore University.


For who

The program is suitable for:

  1. Young professionals. 
  2. Domestic assistants.
  3. Home managers.
  4. Home chefs.
  5. Working parents.
  6. Students
  7. Any interested person who desires skills to have a warm home.

Key focus areas - Cookery

  1. Breakfast items: pancakes, cooking eggs, bacon & sausage
  2. Meat cookery-beef: beef cuts, cutting & marinating, stewing, frying, grilling
  3. Potato cookery: sautéing, lyonnaise, wedges, chips, bhajia
  4. Meat cookery-chicken:  portioning chicken, marinating, roasting, frying
  5. Cooking Starches & vegetables: rice dishes, pasta dishes, chapatis, vegetable salads
  6. Tea snacks and Salads: muffins, tea scones, cookies, doughnuts
  7. Fish cookery: Marinating, fish fingers, grilling, baking
  8. Meat cookery-Pork: cutting, marinating, coating, grilling, pan-frying, Roasting
  9. Cooking with minced meat: burgers, Samosa, Meatballs
  10. Just baking: Flaky pastry, meat pies, sausage rolls

Key focus areas - home management

  1. Living hygiene & food safety in the Kitchen: personal hygiene, food hygiene, kitchen hygiene
  2. Laundry process: identification of fabrics, interpreting care labels, stain removal
  3. Cleaning the house: daily cleaning living room and bathroom, polishing furniture
  4. Laundry process: washing cotton and linens, finishing
  5. Planning family meals: balance, variety, quantity
  6. Food and beverage service: table setting, buffet planning and preparation, hosting and serving alcoholic beverages
  7. Menu planning for parties: get-together parties, children’s’ parties, birthday parties

Program delivery


The programme will be offered on Saturdays

March to May 2019
October to December 2019



Saturday sessions: 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

  • Specific Saturdays will be adviced







Session 1


‘Break the fast’ – ideas for an

exciting breakfast

  • Pancakes
  • Mandazi
  • Doughnuts
  • Eggs
  • Bacon & sausage

Create a hygienic environment

  • Personal hygiene
  • Food hygiene
  • Kitchen hygiene

Session 2



‘Beef up the meal’

  • Beef Cuts
  • Cutting & marinating
  • Stewing & braising
  • Frying/Grilling/Roasting

‘Wash and wear’

  • Identification of fabrics
  • Interpreting care labels
  • Stain removal

Session 3


Potato craze

  • Sautéing
  • Lyonnaise
  • Wedges/chips
  • Bhajia

‘Wash and wear’

  • Washing cotton and linen
  • Finishing

Session 4


Chicken -licken’

  • Portioning chicken
  • Marinating
  • Roasting
  • Frying

Clean and shine

  • Daily cleaning sitting room and
  • bathroom
  • Polishing furniture

Session 5


Starch & veggies

  • Rice
  • Pasta
  • Noodles
  • Chapati
  • Vegetables & Salads

Clean and shine

  • Special cleaning bedroom
  • Special cleaning sitting room

Session 6


Fun snacks

  • Muffins
  • Scones
  • Cookies
  • Sandwiches

Plan the family meal

  • Balance
  • Variety
  • Quantity

Session 7


Something fishy

  • Marinating
  • Fish fingers
  • Grilling & Baking

The art of table setting

  • Cutlery
  • Crockery
  • Table napkin

Session 8


Porky Pig

  • Cutting and marinating
  • Coating
  • Grilling/pan-frying
  • Roasting

Buffet service

  • Planning
  • Preparation
  • Presentation

Session 9


Minced meat specialities

  • Burger
  • Samosa
  • Meatballs

Menu planning for parties

  • Children’s party
  • Birthday party

Session 10


Simply bake

  • Flaky pastry
  • Meat pie
  • Sausage roll

The art of hosting and serving alcoholic





Those who complete the full course (a total of 10 sessions) will receive a certificate.


Register using the form below.

You will be contacted for more information

Registration Form

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Your investment


Cost for the full course is KSh 25,000. If you opt to attend selected sessions then the cost is KSh 2,500 per session. Payments can be made directly at the cashier’s office, Strathmore University or via Mpesa Paybill No. : 400222 - Account No. 1059#1010. Please present the receipt to the STH office.


To secure a space, make a commitment/application fee of Ksh 5, 000 which is deductible from the total fee.


The fee covers both tuition fee and the cost of the practical sessions' materials.


Note: for M-Pesa payments, kindly send the confirmation message to Peter Kibe on 0729 005 789 or 0739 149 151



For more information, please contact Peter Kibe, on; / 0739149151



Contact Details

Madaraka Estate
Ole Sangale Road, PO Box 59857,
00200 City Square
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: 0703-034000, 0703-034200